Visitors to West Oxfordshire were treated to the annual spectacle of Witney in the Pink during this year’s breast cancer awareness month. The event which began in 1999 has become a regular fixture in the town’s calendar and attracts support from across the UK. Organised by Jeanne Chattoe and volunteers of the Witney Action Group, …Read more
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Danielle Callaghan, 29, was happily engaged to her high school sweetheart and looking forward to a full life with her first child. But just two months after giving birth to her daughter, Joey, Danielle’s world was torn apart by the news that she had stage four breast cancer. Her doctors described her condition as …Read more
By applying the latest analytical technologies to clinical samples taken from breast cancer patients, the new project ABC Discover represents an entirely new phase in our breast cancer research. ABC Discover has been created to improve rates of early detection and improve our understanding of the impact of diet and lifestyle on breast cancer recurrence …Read more
Thanks to improvements in awareness, early diagnosis and novel therapies, the majority of breast cancers are successfully treated. However, there are still around 11,400 lives lost to breast cancer in the UK every year, mainly caused by cancer spreading to other parts of the body (a process called metastasis or secondary breast cancer). Unfortunately, we …Read more
Statistics tell us that one in eight women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis during their lifetime and regrettably for one member of the Against Breast Cancer fundraising team in May 2018 our colleague Allie became that ‘one’. For the past 6 years Allie has given support and advice to fundraisers of all ages and …Read more